Valdivia Vacation Packages
Some 130,000 people call Valdivia in Los Rios home.
Valdivia is situated approximately 540 miles (869 kilometers) southwest of Mendoza and about 460 miles (740 kilometers) south of Santiago, the national capital.
In addition to urban parks, the area also has several larger nature preserves where families can enjoy picturesque landscapes and interesting wildlife. To tour one of the major local natural preserves, visit Santuario de la Naturaleza Rio Cruces.
Those with a passion for plants will enjoy Botanical Gardens, an important collection of plants in the Valdivia area. Allow plenty of time to investigate the diverse collection of plants on display.
Valdivia boasts some generous public spaces; Valdivia Square is a firm favourite with residents and visitors alike. Enjoy a picnic lunch, watch the passing parade, and you’ll soon understand why this square is so loved by Valdivia residents.
The old settlement buildings and forts in Valdivia are well worth exploring for travelers with a keen interest in military history. Check out the sturdy structure of the Niebla Fort and learn about the defensive techniques and strategies in times gone by.
When you need a little time out, visit Parque Saval, a place where you can spend time outdoors. Families enjoy this peaceful space for its charm and pretty garden beds and trees.
Discover new worlds in Valdivia by spending some time at the Casa Hoffmann. Explore the collections at your own pace, view the exhibits, and then ask for tips from the locals to locate some of the smaller museums in the area.
A place of worship, one of the more popular of the many historic sites in this city, is the Valdivia Cathedral. Visit the site to learn about its past and also to study its design.